The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cheltenham with a requirement for knowledge and experience of Oracle products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Oracle over the 3 months to 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are not representative of contractor rates within the Oracle Corporation.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Oracle
Gloucestershire / Cheltenham
Rank 13 13 17
Rank change year-on-year 0 +4  
Contract jobs citing Oracle 1 5 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheltenham 1.96% 6.41% 9.77%
As % of the Vendors category 4.17% 13.51% 31.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 8
Median daily rate £450 £630 £403
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -28.57% +56.52%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £389
% change year-on-year +6.25% +2.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.00 £40.75 £38.75
% change year-on-year -4.29% +5.16%  

Oracle is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies advertised in Cheltenham.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Cheltenham
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 24 37 41
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cheltenham 47.06% 47.44% 30.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 20 20
Median daily rate £350 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.50% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £219 £100 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £444 £513 £483
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 5
Median hourly rate £28.25 £12.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +135.41% -71.76%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.10 £12.00 £40.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.25 £42.10 £43.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £19.50 £17.22
% change year-on-year -16.64% +13.21%  

Oracle
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheltenham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cheltenham citing Oracle as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

Job vacancy trend for Oracle in Cheltenham

Oracle
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Oracle in Cheltenham.

Contractor daily rate trend for Oracle in Cheltenham

Oracle
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cheltenham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Oracle in Cheltenham.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Oracle in Cheltenham

Oracle
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 23 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Oracle also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cheltenham region with a requirement for Oracle.

1 5 (71.43%) Java
1 5 (71.43%) Linux
1 5 (71.43%) Eclipse
2 4 (57.14%) XSLT
2 4 (57.14%) XML
2 4 (57.14%) Perl
2 4 (57.14%) Scrum
2 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (57.14%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (57.14%) Security Cleared
3 3 (42.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (42.86%) DV Cleared
3 3 (42.86%) TDD
3 3 (42.86%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (42.86%) MongoDB
3 3 (42.86%) Jenkins
3 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
3 3 (42.86%) Ant
3 3 (42.86%) SQL
3 3 (42.86%) Web Services
3 3 (42.86%) UML
3 3 (42.86%) Windows
3 3 (42.86%) JMS
3 3 (42.86%) Red Hat
4 2 (28.57%) Shell Script
4 2 (28.57%) Middleware
4 2 (28.57%) WSDL
4 2 (28.57%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (28.57%) Electronics
4 2 (28.57%) Telecoms

Oracle
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (28.57%) Anypoint
1 2 (28.57%) Confluence
1 2 (28.57%) Mule
1 2 (28.57%) Mule ESB
2 1 (14.29%) Apache
2 1 (14.29%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (14.29%) GlassFish
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (14.29%) Tomcat
2 1 (14.29%) WebLogic
2 1 (14.29%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
1 1 (14.29%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (14.29%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (28.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) AMQP
1 1 (14.29%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) MongoDB
1 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
2 2 (28.57%) Big Data
2 2 (28.57%) Hadoop
2 2 (28.57%) MySQL
2 2 (28.57%) NoSQL
2 2 (28.57%) Relational Database
3 1 (14.29%) Apache Accumulo
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle BI Publisher
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (71.43%) Eclipse
2 3 (42.86%) Ant
2 3 (42.86%) Jenkins
3 2 (28.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (28.57%) Gradle
3 2 (28.57%) Hudson
3 2 (28.57%) JIRA
3 2 (28.57%) JUnit
3 2 (28.57%) Maven
4 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
4 1 (14.29%) IntelliJ
4 1 (14.29%) NetBeans
4 1 (14.29%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (14.29%) SoapUI
General
1 2 (28.57%) Electronics
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
1 2 (28.57%) Manufacturing
1 2 (28.57%) Marketing
1 2 (28.57%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Java Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) DBA
3 1 (14.29%) DV Cleared Java Developer
3 1 (14.29%) DV Cleared Software Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Integration Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Integration Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Integration Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Java Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Java Software Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) MySQL DBA
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle DBA
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Java Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Software Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) XML
1 4 (57.14%) XSLT
2 3 (42.86%) JMS
2 3 (42.86%) Web Services
3 2 (28.57%) .NET
3 2 (28.57%) CSS
3 2 (28.57%) EJB
3 2 (28.57%) HTML
3 2 (28.57%) Java EE
3 2 (28.57%) JSON
3 2 (28.57%) Middleware
3 2 (28.57%) REST
3 2 (28.57%) SOAP
3 2 (28.57%) WSDL
4 1 (14.29%) Hibernate
4 1 (14.29%) J2EE
4 1 (14.29%) JDBC
4 1 (14.29%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (14.29%) RAML
4 1 (14.29%) Spring
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) Linux
2 3 (42.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (42.86%) Windows
3 2 (28.57%) Unix
4 1 (14.29%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (57.14%) Continuous Integration
1 4 (57.14%) Scrum
2 3 (42.86%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (42.86%) TDD
2 3 (42.86%) UML
3 2 (28.57%) Digital Marketing
3 2 (28.57%) High Availability
3 2 (28.57%) MapReduce
3 2 (28.57%) OO
3 2 (28.57%) Open Source
3 2 (28.57%) Programme Management
4 1 (14.29%) API Design
4 1 (14.29%) Content Enrichment
4 1 (14.29%) Issue Tracking
4 1 (14.29%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (14.29%) Kanban
4 1 (14.29%) Prototyping
4 1 (14.29%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (14.29%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) Java
2 4 (57.14%) Perl
3 3 (42.86%) SQL
4 2 (28.57%) C#
4 2 (28.57%) PL/SQL
4 2 (28.57%) Python
4 2 (28.57%) Shell Script
4 2 (28.57%) VB.NET
5 1 (14.29%) Bash Shell
5 1 (14.29%) Groovy
5 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
5 1 (14.29%) PHP
5 1 (14.29%) XPath
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) Security Cleared
2 3 (42.86%) DV Cleared
3 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) CloudHub
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Red Hat
2 2 (28.57%) SAP
3 1 (14.29%) IBM
3 1 (14.29%) MuleSoft